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Top 100 Health Trends in 2013

From Outdoor-Simulating Treadmills to Portable Paramedic Scanners

— January 3, 2014 — Lifestyle
Trend Hunter's Health Trend Report covers a wide array of health trends from fitness to tech innovations that increase well being. For any company interested in health, fitness, weight loss or pharmaceuticals, it's a great report to explore where the industry is heading and how to capitalize on some of the trends occurring.

This year was a big year for health ideas. Many technological advancements were made in terms of health, making way for revolutionary products such as clinical smartphone accessories and portable paramedic scanners. Health has never been so advanced and so portable. Healthcare has really become more accessible to individuals.

Body image was also a big topic of 2013 and we saw dozens of ideas submitted illuminating some of the self-perception issues that face society today.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
98
3-in-1 Communication Devices
3-in-1 Communication Devices
VIVOplay by Evado Filip Keeps Parents and Children in Touch
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97
Slidable Wakeup Systems
Slidable Wakeup Systems
The Touch Phone Alarm Becomes Easier with the Tangible Alarm
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96
Modern Militant Editorials
Modern Militant Editorials
Top Fashions Take Precedence in the Exit Magazine February 2013 Issue
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95
Drastic Drug Deterrent Apps
Drastic Drug Deterrent Apps
This App Doubles as an Anti-Meth Campaign from Rehab.com
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94
90S-Inspired Running Shoes
90S-Inspired Running Shoes
The ASICS 2013 Spring/Summer Colleciton is Comfortable
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93
Woven Moccasin Sneakers
Woven Moccasin Sneakers
The Nike 'Solarsoft Rache Woven' Premium Sneakers are Summer Ready
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92
Custom Attachable Bike Carriers
Custom Attachable Bike Carriers
Carry Your Bike Easily with Adjustable Leather Handles
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91
Poo Trophy Ads
Poo Trophy Ads
The Bisolax Laxative-Fecal Softener Campaign Shows 'Shit is Not Worth Collecting"
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90
Eye-Opening Smoking Infographics
Eye-Opening Smoking Infographics
This Infographic Attempts to Prompt People to Quit Smoking
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89
Boldly Lettered Branding
Boldly Lettered Branding
GOOOD Sport Packaging Suggests Increasing Strength with Typography
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88
Ergonomic Student Seating
Ergonomic Student Seating
The 'Ray' School Chair Design is Meant to Improve Posture in Class
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87
Temperature-Tracking Tattoos
Temperature-Tracking Tattoos
Bionic Skin Can Detect the Human Body's Internal Temperature
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86
Triplet-Inspired Workout Gear
Triplet-Inspired Workout Gear
Trifect Athletics is Inspired by Three Athletic Brothers
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85
Cross-Culture Beauty Boutiques
Cross-Culture Beauty Boutiques
Jealousy Beauty Delivers Asian Remedies to North America
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84
Intuitive Food Printers
Intuitive Food Printers
Atomium Makes Meals From Molecules, Tailored to Taste and Nutrient Needs
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83
Female Condom Fashion
Female Condom Fashion
The PATH 2013 Fashion Show Raises Awareness of STD Protection
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82
Anti-Airbrush Guerrilla Marketing
Anti-Airbrush Guerrilla Marketing
The New Part of Dove's Real Beauty Campaign Reverts Photoshoppin
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81
Fitness Tracking Bracelets
Fitness Tracking Bracelets
The Fitbit Flex is a Wearable Device Monitoring Daily Activities
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80
Bicycle-Inspired Workstations
Bicycle-Inspired Workstations
Focal's Locus Workstation is Designed to be Ergonomic and Portable
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79
Tattooed Electronic Skin Sensors
Tattooed Electronic Skin Sensors
These Researchers Developed Tattooable Health Monitoring Sensors
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78
Stylish Cyclist Shoes
Stylish Cyclist Shoes
Tracey Neuls and Tokyobike Create Footwear That is Safe and Fashionable
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77
LED Bicycle Spoke Lights
LED Bicycle Spoke Lights
The SpokeLit Bicycle Light Helps Cyclists be Seen at Night
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76
Anti-Ice Cream Campaigns
Anti-Ice Cream Campaigns
The Change One Thing Truck Mobilizes Kids to Make Healthy Choices
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75
Amazing Armored Garments
Amazing Armored Garments
The Base Impact Jersey Affords Lightweight Warmth and Injury Protection
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74
Hilarious Flatuating Ads
Hilarious Flatuating Ads
The Mylanta Antacid Campaign Depicts Avoidable Gassy Situations
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73
Graphic Feet Back Massagers
Graphic Feet Back Massagers
Feel Relaxed with the Thai Technique Back Massager
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72
DIY Loofah-Embedded Soaps
DIY Loofah-Embedded Soaps
This At-Home Soap Making Tutorial Puts Exfoliating Scrubs into the Bars
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71
Toy-Inspired Pill Reminders
Toy-Inspired Pill Reminders
Never Forget to Take Your Meds Again with the Toothbrush Pill Reminder
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70
Flattened Foliage Cups
Flattened Foliage Cups
The Silicone Leaf Pocket Pouch is a Portable Beverage Container
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69
Weight-Loss Dishware
Weight-Loss Dishware
HALVED Dinnerware Forces People to Eat a Lot Less
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68
Accentuating Cyclist Accessories
Accentuating Cyclist Accessories
The Moto Urban Pedals Provide Extra Comfort and Safety
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67
Modified Office Furnishings
Modified Office Furnishings
The Locus Seat and Desk by Focal Upright Furniture is Healthier
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66
Anatomical Biker Attire
Anatomical Biker Attire
The Muscle Skin Cycling Suit by Tomek Pietek
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65
Hi-Tech Hydration Units
Hi-Tech Hydration Units
The S2 Water Appliance Takes Care of All of Your H20 Drinking Needs
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64
Healthy Humanimal Ads
Healthy Humanimal Ads
The Biocanina Pet Care Products Campaign is Bizarrely Adorable
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63
Fat-Conscious Food Photography
Fat-Conscious Food Photography
WiseGEEK Demonstrates What 200 Calories Look Like on Your Plate
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62
Three-in-One Emergency Devices
Three-in-One Emergency Devices
LED Light is Air Propelled Through the Whistle
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61
Taxidermy-Inspired Bicycle Racks
Taxidermy-Inspired Bicycle Racks
These Space Savers are Made From Repurposed Bike Parts
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60
Bewjewled Anti-Aging Generators
Bewjewled Anti-Aging Generators
The Human Regenerator is Blinged-Out and Keeps You Looking Young
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59
Leg-Toning Mobility Machines
Leg-Toning Mobility Machines
The Me-Mover Lets You Workout as You Zip Through the City
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58
Eco-Friendly Wood Stoves
Eco-Friendly Wood Stoves
This Swedish Designed Cooker Addresses Health and Environmental Issues
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57
Body Wrapping Pillows
Body Wrapping Pillows
The Total Body Support Pillow Holds You in One Piece
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56
Self-Cleaning Transit Handles
Self-Cleaning Transit Handles
ITRI-UV Handrail Auto-Disinfects to Stop the Spread of Sicknesses
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55
Mexican Shaman Photography
Mexican Shaman Photography
Faith Healers by Scott Dalton Explores Alternate Forms of Medicine
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54
Menstruation Celebration Parties
Menstruation Celebration Parties
The Period Party by the Period Store Honors the Time of the Month
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53
Anxiety-Themed Photography
Anxiety-Themed Photography
It's Hardly Noticeable by John William Keedy Questions Normalcy
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52
Specific Sport Trackers
Specific Sport Trackers
The Amiigo Fitness Bracelet Recognizes Different Exercises and Activities
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51
Embossed Pharmaceutical Branding
Embossed Pharmaceutical Branding
Attila Acs' Medicine Packaging is More Eye-Catching Than Clinical
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50
Inflatable Concert Halls
Inflatable Concert Halls
The Arc Nova is a Mobile Inflatable Venue Which Will be Used for Music
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49
Artistic Eco-Awareness Campaigns
Artistic Eco-Awareness Campaigns
The Recycle Everything Campaign Effectively Supports Recycling
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48
Wacky Facial Hair Designs
Wacky Facial Hair Designs
For Mr Incredibeard, a True Beard is Not on Your Face, But in Your Heart
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47
Permanent Smile Plastic Surgery
Permanent Smile Plastic Surgery
Smile Lipt Addresses the Commonality of Natural Frowns in Korea
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46
Outdoors-Simulating Treadmills
Outdoors-Simulating Treadmills
Voyager by Il-Seop Yoon Makes Running More Engaging
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45
Ergonomically Supportive Travel Pillows
Ergonomically Supportive Travel Pillows
The NapAnywhere Pillow Allows for Comfy Snoozing On-the-Go
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44
Futuristic Drug Stores
Futuristic Drug Stores
The Lordelo Pharmacy Boasts a Bright Green Beacon
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43
Male-Centric Gift Baskets
Male-Centric Gift Baskets
Broquets Pack Everything a Macho Guy Would Want into a Care Package
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42
Clinical Smartphone Accessories
Clinical Smartphone Accessories
The Scanycase is a Portable, Cellphone-Compatible Health Monitor
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41
Exercise Office Seating
Exercise Office Seating
The Wellness Ball is a Masterclass in Office Ergonomics
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40
DIY Snow Plow Shoes
DIY Snow Plow Shoes
Why Shovel the Driveway When You Can Foot Plow the Snow Instead?
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39
DIY Zen Gardens
DIY Zen Gardens
The Cardboard Bonsai Tree Helps You Stay Calm and Focused
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38
DIY Beeswax Soap Bars
DIY Beeswax Soap Bars
This Easy-to-Make Facial Lotion is Made from All-Natural Products
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37
Afternoon Nap Bunk Desks
Afternoon Nap Bunk Desks
This Ingenious Desk Design Allows Users to Nap Under Their Work Space
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36
Tattooed Baby Ads
Tattooed Baby Ads
The Playtex Binky Campaign Targets 'Difficult Little People'
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35
Ski-Slope Ambulances
Ski-Slope Ambulances
The Capsular Rescue Snowmobile Incorporates a Compartment for a Stretcher
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34
Aquatic Leg Prosthesis
Aquatic Leg Prosthesis
The Murr-Ma Amphibious Prosthetic Makes Beach Activities Easier
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33
3D Printed Casts
3D Printed Casts
3D Printed Items are Changing the Way Bones are Healed
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32
Multipurpose Bike Shelves
Multipurpose Bike Shelves
The 'FIXA' Mounted Bike Shelf from Chrome is a Multi-Functional Item
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31
Unrealistic Anorexia Ads
Unrealistic Anorexia Ads
The Star Models Campaign Tells Women They "Are Not a Sketch"
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30
Solar-Powered Charging Backpacks
Solar-Powered Charging Backpacks
The Power Pack Stores Energy Using its Built-In Solar Panel
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29
Portable Folding Bicycles
Portable Folding Bicycles
The Kwiggle Bike is a Convenient Way to Get Around Town
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28
Sliceable Snack Cartons
Sliceable Snack Cartons
Shake It Up Smoothie Packaging Compartmentalizes its Constituents
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27
Vibration-Healing Bone Casts
Vibration-Healing Bone Casts
The Samsung U-Cast Device Fits Snugly Like a Blood Pressure Machine
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26
Spread-Rationing Contraptions
Spread-Rationing Contraptions
The Butter Boss Dispenses Measured Proportions for Healthier Meals
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25
Portable Paramedic Scanners
Portable Paramedic Scanners
The Xavier X-Ray is Compact Enough to be Carried to Catastrophe Sites
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24
Fashion-Forward Orthopedic Corsets
Fashion-Forward Orthopedic Corsets
Austrian Designer Marina Hormanseder Was Inspired by Small Pox
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23
Doodled Food Branding
Doodled Food Branding
Just for Kids Packaging Serves Up a Playful Image for an Enjoyable Supper
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22
Ideal Body Projection Ads
Ideal Body Projection Ads
Fitness Center Campaign by Arseniy Laskaris Encourages Getting in Shape
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21
Somber Self-Deprecating Portraits
Somber Self-Deprecating Portraits
Michelle Sank Captured Teens Who are On a Quest for Perfection
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20
City-Beautifying Cigarettes
City-Beautifying Cigarettes
‘Cigg Seeds’ Makes Discarded Cigarette Butts Desirable
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19
Supercar-Inspired Wheelchairs
Supercar-Inspired Wheelchairs
Neilson Navarette Designs an Assistive Seat Inspired by the Audi R8
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18
Psychedelic Bicycle Lights
Psychedelic Bicycle Lights
These Groovy Bike Wheel Lights Improve Visibility and Look Intense
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17
Instructional Emergency Kits
Instructional Emergency Kits
This First Aid Kit Concept Communicates Clearly with the User
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16
Digital Age Dinner Makers
Digital Age Dinner Makers
The F3D Food Printer Instantly Prepares Meals to Improve Eating Habits
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15
Superhero Workout Ensembles
Superhero Workout Ensembles
These Shirts by Under Armour are the Perfect Comic Book Merchandise
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14
Simple Stylish Upcycled Bicycles
Simple Stylish Upcycled Bicycles
The Phantom is the Creation of Multiple Refurbished Bike Parts
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13
Sushi-Inspired Vegetarian Snacks
Sushi-Inspired Vegetarian Snacks
Cucumber Feta Rolls are a Quick Treat to Whip Up for Guests
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12
DIY Healthy Gummy Bears
DIY Healthy Gummy Bears
Blogger Undressed Skeleton Shows How to Make Healthy Gummy Candies
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11
DIY Ecosystem Furniture
DIY Ecosystem Furniture
Daniel Zeller Goes Green with an Illuminated Terrarium Desk
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10
Facial Hair Grooming Kits
Facial Hair Grooming Kits
The Beard Pack Contains Essential Haircare Products for Beards & Staches
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9
Hilarious Hardcore Exercise Shirts
Hilarious Hardcore Exercise Shirts
This Workout Muscle Shirt is for Serious Fitness Buffs
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8
Pollution-Reversing Bicycles
Pollution-Reversing Bicycles
The Air-Purifier Bike Filters Wind Before the Rider Breathes It In
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7
Amazingly Disguised Cakes
Amazingly Disguised Cakes
Louise Caola Bakes Cakes That Look Like Other Foods
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6
Ballerina-esque Sneakers
Ballerina-esque Sneakers
The Nike Georgetown We Run D.C. Limited Collection Adds a Feminine Touch
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5
Unrealistic Body Charts
Unrealistic Body Charts
This Graphic Explores Whether a Barbie Doll Body is Realistic
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4
Robotic Running Suits
Robotic Running Suits
The 7-Miles Orthosis System Brings Ease and Efficiency to Travel on Foot
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3
Ingredient-Examining Blades
Ingredient-Examining Blades
The Smart Knife Analyzes and Calculates the Freshness of Your Food
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2
Weight-Fluctuating Female Sculptures
Weight-Fluctuating Female Sculptures
Eve by Ted Lawson Depicts Different Body Types for Same Woman
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1
Compact Catastrophe Canisters
Compact Catastrophe Canisters
The Fort Standard Mini Survival Kit is a Tiny Life-Saving Tool Set
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